Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Foothills Animal Shelter. Our employees make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and people in our community each year. Below are current openings at the Shelter.

Open Positions with Foothills Animal Shelter

Veterinary Services Manager

Position Description: This position includes responsibilities both as a CVT as well as acting as the lead CVT for Veterinary Services.  The position requires knowledge in animal care, treatments, disease, and proper restraint and will require involvement in humane euthanasia procedures.

  • Administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records in a computer software system, participate and assist in receipt of and processing incoming animals, and perform initial and ongoing health assessments of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days are spent in a high-quality, high-volume surgery environment. Prior experience and proficiency in anesthesia and surgery is required.
  • Create a monthly schedule for veterinary technicians. This includes scheduling vacations and holidays for all eligible employees and coordinating the daily schedule if someone calls in sick or needs to come in late or leave early. Click here for full job description and salary information.

To apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to Erin Cummins at ecummins@fas4pets.org with Veterinary Services Manager Opportunity in subject line. Applications must be received by November 30, 2018.

 


Veterinary Technician 

Position Description: 

The individual will administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records in a computer software system, participate and assist in receipt of and processing incoming animals, and perform initial and ongoing health assessments of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days are spent in a high-quality, high-volume surgery environment. Prior experience and proficiency in anesthesia and surgery is required.

The position requires knowledge in animal care, treatments, disease, and proper restraint and will require involvement in humane euthanasia procedures.  Applicants must be self-motivated as well as a good team player, possess good technical skills in surgery, experience with animal handling, health and behavior, and take pride in their compassion for animals.

Click here for full job description and salary information.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to Erin Cummins at ecummins@fas4pets.org with Vet Tech Opportunity in subject line. Applications must be received by October 7, 2018.


Facilities Technician

Position Description:

The Facilities Technician is responsible for assisting in total maintenance of the facility, including a 34,000 square foot building, efficient operations of the Shelter, and the grounds surrounding the building. The position is responsible for supporting all safety efforts and leading the Shelter’s Safety Program. Interested applicants must be experienced in maintenance or craft occupations and possess outstanding problem solving and customer service skills. Duties will involve minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical equipment repairs, as well as installing new equipment and fixtures, coordinating security services.

Click here for full job description and salary information.

To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to ecummins@fas4pets.org. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.